The Telegraph
Tuesday , February 25 , 2014

In search of excellence

Now that the chancellor’s views are public, it is no longer a matter of conjecture that Malabika Sarkar’s days as the vice-chancellor of Presidency University stand numbered. The chancellor’s decision cannot be questioned, needless to say, since he is sticking to the rule book on the one hand and en...   | Read..
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Dirty politics
Sir — The Gandhi family’s alleged stand against capital punishment is welcome. But that neither exp ...  | Read.. 
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The fall guy
Sir — I would like to congratulate the Aam Aadmi Party leader, Arvind Kejriwal, for taking the bold ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — I would like to congratulate the Navras School of Performing Arts for helping organize the se ...  | Read.. 
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Horrific reminder
Sir — The boat tragedy in the Hirakud reservoir, which killed 31 people, not only left several fami ...  | Read.. 


Ambivalence is least desirable in the world of law. Not that it can always be avoided, because life is complicated while law ...   | Read..


It must be a bizarre society where the State decides how many children a parent can have. Yet, China’s one-child policy has a...   | Read..
Riches Over Respect
Dilli being Delhi, it is awash with rumours. It is believed that the erstwhile residence of the hardworking Sheila Dikshit th...  | Read.. 
Who cares about the size of Osborne’s middle?
It is quite hard to find any news from Westminster or any other part of this country at the moment that doesn’t involve the weather — actually, it is impossible to have even a...  | Read.. 
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